Due to the health risks posed by the Corona Virus tragedy, our office is following the directives of the governor of California in order to minimize the risks to our staff, our clients and our community. Our office will continue to operate fully, as it has thus far, observing our normal schedule, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We will continue to schedule appointments to meet with clients and will do this via ZOOM or Telephone only.

If you would like to schedule an appointment with any of our lawyers or staff members, please do so by calling our office at 619-291-1112. You can also contact us via e-mail at [email protected]

Thank you for your understanding.


Debido a los riesgos para la salud planteados por la tragedia del Virus Corona, nuestra oficina está siguiendo las directivas del gobernador de California para minimizar los riesgos para nuestro personal, nuestros clientes y nuestra comunidad. Nuestra oficina seguirá funcionando a pleno, como lo ha hecho hasta ahora, cumpliendo con nuestro horario habitual, de lunes a viernes de 8:30 a.m. a 5:30 p.m. Continuaremos programando citas para reunirnos con los clientes y lo haremos solo a través de ZOOM o por teléfono.

Si desea programar una cita con alguno de nuestros abogados o miembros del personal, hágalo llamando a nuestra oficina al 619-291-1112. También puede contactarnos por correo electrónico a [email protected]

Gracias por su comprensión.

Resolving Immigration ProblemsIn An Honest & Responsible Manner

Gaining citizenship and naturalization a worthwhile struggle

Independence Day has come and gone, though the significance of that day is felt throughout the year for those who have struggled to achieve U.S. citizenship. Gaining citizenship and naturalization in this country can take years, but national holidays can take on a whole new meaning when that goal is finally accomplished. While many undocumented residents in California may still be fighting for citizenship, there is hope and legal avenues that can be pursued to help turn their dreams into a reality.

Immigrants looking for citizenship certainly have a lot of hoops to jump through before it is granted. Getting access to a green card, learning English and American history for exams and filling out numerous forms can take time and may feel like a daunting task. In most areas of the country, there are education classes to help prepare for the citizenship tests and legal professionals to assist in getting required paperwork in order.

Those seeking citizenship status should beware of the scam artists claiming to help with immigration forms. Far too many individuals have lost thousands of dollars to these scams run by those looking to take advantage of the situation. Working with the proper authorities and seeking counsel when needed can save immigrants in California a lot of unnecessary burdens.

While the path to citizenship and naturalization isn’t an easy one, those that have achieved it say they feel a sense of pride and accomplishment. Immigrants come for opportunity and growth, and without proper documentation, life can be a struggle. Undocumented residents in California don’t need to be afraid of the system. They can start the legal process of obtaining citizenship and making their own American dream come true.

Source:, “Independence Day especially meaningful for those who struggle for citizenship”, Leigh Tauss, July 4, 2014


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